Fresh berries and citrus make this cocktail irresistible on any day of the year, but especially on a sunny, summer day on a warm patio. The fresh basil and lemon tame the sweetness to make this cocktail light with just the right element of tartness.
|2.5 oz Montanya Platino Rum|
|.75 oz triple syrup (1:1 ratio: 1 part sugar+agave+honey, 1 part water, bring to boil in pan)|
|1 oz fresh squeezed orange juice|
|1 oz fresh squeezed lemon juice|
|3 fresh strawberries|
|4 mint leaves|
|2 basil leaves|
Preparation: How to make a Berry Jive
- In an empty cocktail shaker, muddle the strawberries, 3 mint leaves (save one as garnish), and basil leaves.
- Add the fluids, add ice, and shake vigorously.
- Strain and pour over ice into the glass.
- Garnish with a mint leaf and fresh berry.